Re: your April 17 editorial cartoon, â€śImmigrationâ€?:
I canâ€™t tell you how upset I was with this cartoon. As a descendant of European immigrants, I really resented the quote, â€śThe American Dream isnâ€™t for your kind.â€?
The dream is for anyone who waits their turn in line and enters the country legally, learns the language and is willing to assimilate into their new country instead of trying to still be Hispanic, and who wants more than anything to be American and is willing to make whatever sacrifices are necessary to obtain that goal.
We are all proud of our heritage, but first of all, we are Americans.
I think The Star is creating more resentment of illegal immigrants by publishing this kind of trash!
â€” Jean Edwards Saari, Camarillo